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Great cruise and staff!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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40luv
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise as we could get a direct flight from Cleveland. We’ve had “mixed” experiences with Carnival. However this was one of the best cruises we’ve been on. We choose a spa balcony mostly because we wanted to be away from the hub bub. But, unfortunately, you could still hear the blaring music from the Lido deck on the Serenity decks. Too bad. The access to some spa amenities was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Trip. We were not disappointed

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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PisgahLJ
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My wife called this cruise the best vacation we have ever been on. Our goal was to relax. We ditched the kids and did just that. Where there snafu's? Absolutely. Weather was too bad to disembark at princess cays. That's life on a ship and those things happen. I can't believe how small people get when life happens. Some of the passengers lost their stuff about having their shore excursions canceled ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Great time

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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boehle
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been on 15 cruises and this was one of the best experiences. Getting on in Charleston was very quick. Arrived at 11:25 and we were on the ship by 12:30. Lunch was very good-a lot of choices, some were free at lunch but charged at dinner so take advantage. The ship was clean, nice decor. Very little wear for having 3000+ people on board every day. Entertainment was very good, comedians, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Responsive crew

Review for Independence to U.S.A.

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Rnparalegal
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Love American Cruise Lines and their small ships. We got to know all the passengers and most of the crew. The embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. The activities director and the historian were excellent. The excursions were well planned and organized. So much planned, you had to choose which activity to go to. One day my husband went to one and I to another. We then shared our ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Fantastic Journey Cruise

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Southern

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cpackmom
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have no complaints regarding this cruise. I loved everything about it. The only dislike comment I have is with anytime dining there was no way that I know of to have the same servers. I asked. I like having the same servers. I couldn't get an assigned table in early or late dining, hence, anytime dining. I don't know if because this was an 11 day cruise people as a whole seemed much happier and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Very Relaxing

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Eastern

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Betsy K
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We have always cruised Carnival. We had a Cloud 9 Balcony Spa room. The few differences in the room were the colors and we had Elemis body wash along with the shampoo/conditioner in the room. I did try them both and had good results. I would book on this floor again the only downsides were our room location and every time the boat rocked so did you. I would pick a room away from the side door. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


My 1st CRUISE ever!!!!!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bermuda

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Chris from Charleston
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I choose Carnival Sunshine because we were able to depart from Charleston, SC. where I live! It was my first cruise and loved it! We cruised to Bermuda and Princess Cays from September 28-October 5th! Everyone was so nice and friendly! Our Steward LD (for short) kept us comfortable the whole time! Robert from Romania (Head Server) was awesome! One can tell he thoroughly enjoyed his job! He kept us ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Sunshine review Sept. 22-28, 2019

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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bingo3
6-10 Cruises

We cruised Sept. 22-28 on the Sunshine, originally for 1.5 days in Bermuda, but diverted due to hurricane Jerry to Princess Cays and Nassau. We were disappointed as Bermuda was the main reason we booked the cruise and the fact it was leaving from Charleston. We knew it was hurricane season, but unfortunately, all of the Bermuda options on Carnival from Charleston are during hurricane season and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Absolutly amazing. Best ship I have ever been on !!!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Eastern

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Dmcmanus07
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because it was departing from Charleston, SC and going to San Juan. The food selections and quality was amazing. The entertainment especially Zack Daniels in the piano bar was great fun every night but Thursday. Thursday is his drinking night and he was not performing. The shows in the Liquid Lounge where really good. The Acoustic Jams with the young couple Unity entertained ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Would Recommend

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Eastern

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SCGamecock80
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise due to length (8 nights) and ports visited (St Thomas, St Maarten and San Juan) plus it left out of Charleston SC which was convenient for our family cruise. I would recommend the Sunshine. Staff was nice and entertainment staff was great. Loved the Ocean Plaza area. Trivia, great music (2 to 12). Enjoyed the Java Café each day. The Atrium parties were fun and the cruise ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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